Tag Archive for Local produce

Picnic French Sandwich with local ingredients

Original French Sandwich

If you are vacationing on the French Riviera I would recommend trying at least once a French sandwich, an alternative to the beach kiosk or cafes: a DIY lunch. A good way is to try local regional products: bread, cheese, ham, fruits, vegetables and detox water. Jump to Recipe If you want to found out more on how to buy… Read more →

Fish baked in salt

Entertaining with Fish Baked in Salt Crust

Fish baked in salt crust Summer is at an end and the temperature is slowly cooling down. It is seafood time! In the 18th century, due to the numerous cases of food poisoning during the summer months, Louis XV banned the sales of Oysters and Mussels during “les mois sans R”; “The months without R”, May, June, July and August.… Read more →

Floating Nicoise Salad

Nicoise Salad

Nicoise salad is one of the most famous dish from the Cote d Azur region, and recipes using the term Nicoise have strict rules to follow. Too often traditional recipes have been misrepresented by “unscrupulous” cooks and I have no intention of getting into trouble with locals. So I did some research and on my French cooking bible, Larousse Gastronomique… Read more →